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Species Lepturobosca chrysocoma

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Lepturinae (Flower Longhorn Beetles)
Tribe Lepturini
Genus Lepturobosca
Species chrysocoma (Lepturobosca chrysocoma)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cosmosalia chrysocoma
Explanation of Names
Lepturobosca chrysocoma (Kirby in Richardson 1837)
chrysocoma ='gold-haired'
10-20 mm
The very dense, appressed, metallic golden pubescence is distinctive(1)
Canada to n. Mexico(2)
Larvae eat decaying wood, both hardwoods and conifers(1)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.New World Cerambycidae Catalog